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5 extremely practical things you're not using Google for, but should be

5 extremely practical things you're not using Google for, but should be
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You use Google for everything. If you're at work, home, or school, the first thing you do when you're looking for information is probably a Google search.

There's a good reason for that. You just type in a word or expression, or just ask Google's virtual assistant, and in seconds you've got your answer. You can do easy searches, such as finding someone's biography, or complicated searches that'll give you results from university papers and journals.

But, you use Google for a lot more than searches. You use Google Maps to get driving directions and Google Street View to experience a city as if you're there. You use Google to read books, listen to music, translate foreign languages into English, and a lot more.

Yet, Google does so many really cool things that you may not know about. We're going to tell you about five amazing things you didn't know Google could do, but they'll help you out with everyday tasks. (Keep reading for a bonus tip). For starters, how many calories are you eating?

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